CICERO - Center for International Climate Research

Norway's leading institute for climate research

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Air pollution is currently the largest environmental killer in Europe, causing 500,000 premature deaths annually. Heatwaves can make air pollution more lethal and cause more heart and lung diseases. Together with Universitetet i Oslo (UiO) the Norwegian Institute of Public Health and 11 other European institutions CICERO will help increase European resilience towards climate change.

Investors recognise CICERO Shades of Green’s work on green bonds

For the third year in a row, CICERO Shades of Green has received an award for being the best provider of external assessments in the green bond market.

10 takeaways from the IEA Global Energy & CO₂ Status Report

Energy use grew 2.3% in 2018, energy-related CO₂ emissions 1.7%


Methane: a climate blind spot?

Methane is one of the greenhouse gases that contribute most to global warming. Recent research show that its levels are increasing, and the researchers don’t know why.

On the edge between climate policy and petroleum exploration

Norway aims to be at the forefront of both climate policy and petroleum production, while also promoting science-based policy. But what if these concerns don’t mesh?

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Recent publications

A novel governance framework for GMO : a tiered, more flexible regulation for GMOs would help to stimulate innovation and public debate

Sigrid Bratlie, Kristin Halvorsen, Bjørn Kåre Myskja, Hilde Mellegård, Cathrine Bjorvatn, Petter Frost, Gunnar Harald Heiene, Bjørn Morten Hofmann, Arne Holst-Jensen, Torolf Holst-Larsen, Raino Sverre Malnes, Benedicte Paus, Bente Sandvig, Sonja Irene Sjøli, Birgit Skarstein, May Britt Thorseth, Nils Vagstad, Dag Inge Våge, Ole Johan Borge

Reply to ‘Interpretations of the Paris climate target’

Richard J Millar, Jan S. Fuglestvedt, Pierre Friedlingstein, Joeri Rogelj, Michael J. Grubb, H. Damon Matthews, Ragnhild Bieltvedt Skeie, Piers M. Forster, David J. Frame, Myles R. Allen

Fra symfoni til kakofoni: Rapportene fra FNs klimapanel og reisen mot relevans

Erlend Andre Tveiten Hermansen, Göran Sundqvist, Steven Yearley, Asunción St Clair, Kjersti Fløttum, Des Gasper, James Painter

Formalization and Separation: A Systematic Basis for Interpreting Approaches to Summarizing Science for Climate Policy

Göran Sundqvist, Ingemar Bohlin, Erlend Andre Tveiten Hermansen, Steven Yearley

Asking the right questions in adaptation research and practice: Seeing beyond climate impacts in rural Nepal

Jonathan Edward Ensor, Patrick Wennstroem, Anil Bhatterai, Andrea Joslyn Nightingale, Siri E H Eriksen, Jana Sillmann